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T.W. Josey student praises principal

A student from T.W. Josey High School gave a public comment during a board of education meeting, giving examples of how she feels school Principal Lee changed the student culture.
By Sean Gruber | Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

University of Alabama holds student recruitment dinner

University of Alabama officials held their student-recruitment dinner in Rich­mond County for the third time in five years Monday evening.
By Doug Stutsman | Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Azziz UNLV president finalist

Ricardo Azziz, who has been mentioned in the past for other open university positions in Florida and Texas, is one of three finalists for the position.
By Tom Corwin | Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

ARC to honor 1956 championship team

Because the championship year of 1956 has never lost its glory in Richmond Academy football lore, the team will be honored Thursday at the third annual ARC Hall of Fame banquet, where 10 alumni ...
By Tracey McManus | Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

Schools work on cyber security education

Leaders from school systems in Richmond and Columbia counties collaborated with Fort Gordon, Georgia Regents University and Augusta Technical College to design a curriculum for cyber security.
By Meg Mirshak | Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

School board candidate's claims fall short

Franklyn Beckles has an impressive resume, but many of Beckles' claims are demonstrably false, and others are exaggerated.
By Sean Gruber | Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Acting president reinstated after Paine protest

About 300 Paine College students, faculty and alumni boycotted the Founders’ Day Convocation ceremony Friday morning and peacefully protested outside of the chapel, demanding the school’s ...
By Tracey McManus | Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Autistic student crowned Josey's homecoming queen

When she was crowned Josey's 2014 homecoming queen Saturday, Adejah, 17, became Richmond County's first special education student ever to earn the title.
By Tracey McManus | Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Lifelong resident wants schools to thrive

School board candidate Charlie Hannah said he wants to serve the schools he grew up with and continues to visit by introducing a new focus on trade-based electives and doing "more with less."
By Sean Gruber | Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Paine faculty want board chairman to step down

Paine College faculty members asked for the resignation of Silas Norman on Thursday after the Board of Trustees chairman orchestrated the removal of acting President Samuel Sullivan earlier this week.
By Tracey McManus | Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Education commons allows future growth

With two 300-seat classrooms, significantly larger than what either the dental or medical school had before, the $76 million building will allow for expansion of those classes in the future.
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Josey student remembered by school, community

Throughout Recardell Sheppard's memorial service the students, parents, staff and community members who came to celebrate Sheppard's life and accomplishments joined together through their shared ...
By Sean Gruber | Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

New education building at GRU opens

The J. Harold Harrison MD Education Commons Building has its grand opening Thursday.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Fired Paine VP sues school

Brandon Brown says he is owed a balance for the remaining three years and nine months of his contract totalling $430,000.
By Tracey McManus | Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Autopsy complete on Josey senior

An autopsy was completed Wednesday on T.W. Josey High School senior Recardell Sheppard, but results might not be released for months, the Richmond County Coroner's office said.
By Doug Stutsman | Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Revamped student advisory program examined

Officials detailed the next iteration of Richmond County schools' Student Advisory Program during a Board of Education committee meeting Tuesday.
By Sean Gruber | Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

GRU moves closer to 650 new student beds

The Board of Regents will vote on rankings for a management firm to oversee creation of at least 3,000 student housing beds at seven institutions, including GRU.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Josey mourns loss of student

One day after Recardell Sheppard, 17, died after collapsing during a pickup basketball game at T.W. Josey High School, teachers and students remembered the senior.
By Wayne Staats | Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Teen dies after basketball game

A T.W. Josey High School student died Monday after collapsing during a pickup basketball game.
By Doug Stutsman | Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

NAACP removes Augusta chapter president

The Georgia NAACP removed Charles Smith as president of the Augusta NAACP branch Sunday evening, according to state president Francys Johnson.
By Tracey McManus | Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

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